Uncle Tom / Portland Press Herald

One should expect a lot of challenges over the course of a six-month backpacking journey, yes. But on the 3,200-mile long Continental Divide Trail, challenge takes on a whole new meaning.

Just ask Tom Jamrog of Lincolnville, who recently completed this epic five-month hike from Mexico to Canada through four states along the sinuous spine of the Rocky Mountains. With the AT and the PCT already under his hip belt, Jamrog has now joined a rather elite group of hikers who have achieved this Triple Crown feat.

Jamrog atop 14,440' Mt. Elbert, CO

Jamrog atop 14,440′ Mt. Elbert, CO

Kish’s complete article here –> Continental-sized challenges on the Continental Divide Trail | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

About tjamrog

I'm sixty-seven and live in the Maine woods. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2007, the Pacific Crest Trail in 2010, Vermont's Long Trail in 2011, and the Continental Divide Trail in 2013 . I am outdoors every day. I offer guided backpacking trips and classes in Maine, through "Uncle Tom's Guided Adventures".
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4 Responses to Uncle Tom / Portland Press Herald

  1. Tenzing says:

    uh-oh, we’re gonna get swarmed by paparazzi tomorrow!!!


  2. calipatti says:

    Congratulations “Jamrig” WTG!!
    Hiking for Heart or Heart that hiked the PCT and kept a blog was responsible for me quitting smoking. I’ve continued to read many hikers blogs and they’ve inspired me to live a better life.
    Shout out to hikers “GoneFishing”(PCT) and “Wired” (PCT/CDT) who maintained awesome blogs while hiking.


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